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Category: Truck Accidents

How To Prevent Truck Accidents

Published on Oct 7, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

Most truck accidents are preventable. Human error is the top cause of accidents involving large commercial trucks in Texas and across the nation. Although you cannot control the actions of truck drivers or their employers, you can control your own behaviors behind the wheel. Learning how to prevent truck accidents is essential for any motorist […]

Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue

Published on Sep 23, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

Studies have shown that the effect of not sleeping for 18 hours is equivalent to a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent—the legal threshold for drunk driving. Truck driver fatigue is a pervasive problem in the commercial trucking industry. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) defines fatigue as the result of physical or […]

How Is a Truck Accident Case Litigated?

Published on Aug 26, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

Most motorists have had an auto accident at some point in their lives. However, very few have been involved in crashes with trucks. This lack of familiarity can make it a bit challenging to know what to expect out of the truck accident litigation process.

What Happens When Truck Drivers Violate Regulations?

Published on Apr 7, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

What happens when truck drivers violate regulations? The safety regulations put in place to protect truck drivers and those who share the road with them are an essential aspect of highway safety. When these regulations are broken, accidents—and fatalities—become much more probable. Below, we’ll examine a few of the most common safety violations and the […]

Why Does Texas Lead the Nation in Wrong-Way Fatalities?

Published on Sep 30, 2021 in Truck Accidents.

In 2021, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety issued a report stating that recent research showed Texas to lead the country in wrong-way crashes resulting in death to one or more involved party. The study analyzed national traffic statistics gathered between 2010 and 2018, discovering that the state of Texas held the highest number of […]

Signs That a Trucker Is Driving Unsafely

Published on Jul 29, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

When you’re in a regular-sized vehicle, driving around semi-trucks can induce stress and anxiety because they’re so much bigger. It can be even more worrisome when you suspect the trucker is not driving safely. They might seem tired, not be paying attention, or they’re being reckless. When this happens, they could cause an accident with […]

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Truck Accident Claim?

Published on Jun 25, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

After a collision with a tractor trailer, no matter if the truck jackknifed, rolled over, or rear-ended you, you could have debilitating, life-changing injuries. You might feel like a lawsuit will be too much to add to your life when you already have a lot on your plate from your physical, emotional, and financial losses. […]

New Trucking Platform Revolutionizes the Industry

Published on Mar 15, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

Hundreds of trucking companies, particularly single-vehicle operators and shippers, are flocking to a digital freight startup out of Scottsdale, Arizona, to optimize their truckloads and cargo. Emerge, a cloud-based freight contract optimization start-up has created a new, private marketplace for shippers, connecting them to carrier rates to completely fill their truckloads and not fall susceptible […]

The Coronavirus Hits the Trucking Industry

Published on Mar 1, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

The travel industry isn’t the only one taking massive revenue hits because of the recent Coronavirus outbreak; the trucking industry is seeing its share of reduced profits as Chinese imports, usually transported via trucks from Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, are halted to try to stop the spread of this decade’s epidemic. The Coronavirus, […]

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